RIVERVIEW - A middle school student was critically injured after she was hit by a vehicle in Riverview Friday morning.
The victim, 13-year-old Andrea Bower, was taken to Tampa General Hospital shortly after 8:30 a.m.
The crash occurred at Bloomingdale Avenue and La Brisa Drive Road. Bower was crossing Bloomingdale to catch her school bus when she was hit by a 1996 Ford SUV.
The driver, Stephanie Akins of Riverview, was not injured.
The crash was witnessed by a number of students.
Bower is an eighth-grade student at Giunta Middle School.
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